Gender Masculine
Usage Russian
Scripts Василий(Russian)
Pronounced Pron. vu-SYEE-lyee
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Meaning & History

Russian form of Basil 1.

Related Names

DiminutivesVaska, Vasya
Feminine FormVasilisa
Other Languages & CulturesVasil(Albanian) Basileios, Basilius(Ancient Greek) Vasil(Belarusian) Vasil, Vasko(Bulgarian) Basil(English) Baz, Bazza(English (British)) Pasi(Finnish) Basile(French) Vasil, Vaso(Georgian) Vasileios, Vasilios, Vasilis, Vassilis(Greek) Basilio(Italian) Vasilijus(Lithuanian) Vasil, Vasko(Macedonian) Wasyl, Bazyli(Polish) Vasile, Vasilică(Romanian) Vasilije, Vaso(Serbian) Basilio(Spanish) Vasyl(Ukrainian)
Surname DescendantsVasilev, Vasilyev(Russian)

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Entry updated December 8, 2017